13679 thumb Lepidopterans of Chennai

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Black Looper 1
Hyposidra talaca
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Blue Mormon Swallowtail 2
Papilio polymnestor
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Blue Tiger 1
Tirumala limniace
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Chocolate Pansy 1
Junonia iphita
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Common Caerulean 1
Jamides celeno
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Common Castor Butterfly 1
Ariadne merione
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Common Evening Brown 1
Melanitis leda
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Common Grass Yellow 1
Eurema hecabe
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Common Gull 1
Cepora nerissa
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Common Jay 1
Graphium doson
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Common Mormon Swallowtail 3
Papilio polytes
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Common Rose Swallowtail 4
Pachliopta aristolochiae
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Common Tiger 1
Danaus genutia
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Crimson Rose Swallowtail 5
Pachliopta hector
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Dot-underwing Moth 1
Eudocima materna
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Gram Blue 1
Euchrysops cnejus
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Great Eggfly 1
Hypolimnas bolina
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Grey Pansy 1
Junonia atlites
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Grey Swallowtail Moth 1
Micronia aculeata
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Indian Moon Moth 1
Actias selene
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Indian Palm Bob 1
Suastus gremius
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Indian Wanderer 1
Pareronia hippia
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Lemon Migrant 1
Catopsilia pomona
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Lemon Pansy 1
Junonia lemonias
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Lime Swallowtail 6
Papilio demoleus
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Monkey Moths 1
Eupterotidae
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Mottled Emigrant 1
Catopsilia pyranthe
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Mung Bean Moth 1
Maruca vitrata
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Peacock Pansy 1
Junonia almana
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Plain Tiger Butterfly 1
Danaus chrysippus
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Psyche 1
Leptosia nina
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Spotted Joker 1
Byblia ilithyia
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Tailed Jay 1
Graphium agamemnon
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Tawny Coster 1
Acraea terpsicore

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